Bead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 25

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.005 Length: 0.008

Accession Number

24.907

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Gold. Fancy cylinder bead. Beaded.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 25 (tomb of Queen Maleteral II). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition